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3/26/2012

3/26/2012

Rural schools’ needs are different than those of urban schools, Amherst Public Schools teachers say.

3/26/2012

Mayor Rahm Emanuel has a message to the middle class: Don’t leave my city in pursuit of a high quality, high school education for your kids.

3/26/2012

If it works like the proponents say it will, Oregon’s plan to improve education will force school districts to focus intensely on producing successful graduates and will shine a light on the best — and worst — performers.

3/26/2012

Michelle Rhee, the former Washington, D.C., schools chancellor, might very well be the most controversial figure in public education these days.

3/26/2012

Sherry Dana's reason for joining a rally protesting cuts in public education spending was summed up by a quote from the Italian poet Dante on a cloth bag slung over her shoulder: "The hottest places in hell are reserved for those who, in times of great moral crisis, maintain their neutrality."

3/26/2012

The global economy demands globally educated workers and citizens. About 1,300 schools in the United States—and a total of about 3,200 in 141 countries worldwide—have turned to the International Baccalaureate (IB) curriculum as their ticket to educating students who are worldly-wise.

3/26/2012

During nearly a decade with Wilfredo T. Laboy in charge, the Lawrence Public Schools experienced the best of times and the worst of times.

3/26/2012

Three Kansas school districts have received some but not all of the waivers they sought from the No Child Left Behind federal education law.

3/23/2012

3/23/2012

Optoma has introduced its all-new EcoBright line of lamp-free, maintenance-free projectors. The EcoBright ZW210ST and EcoBright ZX210ST embrace the new Solid State Illumination technology. 

3/23/2012

North Carolina's 13-county Eastern Region's area educators and local businesses have partnered to implement Pitsco STEM labs to introduce students to skills used by the local workforce.

3/23/2012

PLATO Learning has introduced PLATO Virtual Academy, a flexible, standards-based solution that pairs rigorous, research-based courses with certified, online teachers to meet the needs of 21st century learners.

3/23/2012

Califone has launched the JB310 Jackbox to meet the growing need to distribute audio (through connected headphones) to differentiated learning groups.

3/23/2012

A crisis in the U.S. public education system poses a “very grave national security threat,” requiring an overhaul to offer families more choices, business, education and political leaders said in a report.

3/23/2012

Education Secretary Arne Duncan used Thursday’s appearance before a key House subcommittee to not only defend the Obama administration’s request for a $1.7 billion increase in school funding for fiscal 2013, but also to rip the GOP budget proposal laid out by Rep. Paul Ryan earlier this week.

3/23/2012

The Virginia Board of Education conducted a first review of a Fairfax County charter school application.

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